Jason Bond 540-387-5493
June 18, 2012
VDOT TO HOLD GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR ROUTE 58 LAUREL FORK/TRI-COUNTY WIDENING PROJECT
SALEM – The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Route 58 Laurel Fork/Tri-County widening project on Tuesday, June 26 at 2 p.m. The event will be held just off of Route 58 in the Laurel Fork community. Message boards will direct attendees to the exact location. The public is invited to attend.
The $120 million project involves widening an 8.2-mile section of Route 58 that passes through Carroll, Floyd and Patrick counties between Meadows of Dan and Laurel Fork.
Expected to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony are General Assembly members Senator Bill Stanley, Delegate Charles Poindexter, Delegate Nick Rush, and Delegate Anne Crockett-Stark, Commonwealth Transportation Board member Dana Martin, local government representatives and local and state VDOT staff, as well as representatives from the project contractor, Branch Highways Inc.
To reach the event location, attendees traveling from Martinsville should take Route 58 west and proceed approximately 45 miles to the Laurel Fork community. To reach the event site, proceed 0.2 mile west of Route 638 (Dugspur Road) and turn right. Message boards will be in place indicating where to turn.
Attendees traveling from Hillsville should take Route 58 east and proceed approximately 11.5 miles to the Laurel Fork community. Proceed about 0.2 mile east of the Laurel Fork Fire Department and Rescue Squad Community Center and turn left.
In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at the Laurel Fork Community Center located at 13146 Danville Pike in Laurel Fork.
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